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Independence Bowl to award over $10,000 to local teachers

The Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl – in conjunction with the College Football Playoff Foundation and Extra Yard for Teachers – will award area classrooms from Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Parishes with a total of over $10,000 for education and enrichment programs.  The annual celebration of educators all over the country, Extra Yard for Teachers Week, is from September 10-18. The Big…
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47th Annual Bayou Classic to be held in Shreveport

Bayou Classic organizers as well as school leadership announced that the 47th Annual Bayou Classic will be held in Shreveport, LA on Saturday, April 17, at Independence Stadium. The game represents a long-standing tradition and legacy that extends well beyond the HBCU…
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Shreveport to host USA Boxing National Championship

USA Boxing announced that Shreveport, Louisiana has been selected to host the 2020 USA Boxing National Championship. The event will take place at the Shreveport Convention Center the week of December 5 through the 12. The event was previously scheduled to be held in Lake…
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USTA Junior Tennis Classic Returns for Year Two

After a successful first year in 2018, theWalk-On’s Independence Bowl Junior Tennis Classicis back for a second-consecutive year in 2019. The tournament hits the courts throughout Shreveport August 2-5. The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl and…
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Youth football clinic hits the field this weekend

For the ninth consecutive year, theWalk-On’s Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinicwill hit the turf at Independence Stadium this Saturday, June 8. The Youth Clinic is a free clinic and open to youth from five-years-old through incoming eighth graders.
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2019 Walk-On's Independence Bowl Set for Dec. 26

The 11th-oldest college football bowl game is set for the 44th playing of the game, as the 2019 Walk-On’s Independence Bowl is scheduled for Thursday, December 26 at 3:00 p.m. CT. The game will once again be televised on ESPN, and 2019 marks the 28th-consecutive year of…
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Centenary Announces New Additions to Athletic Teams

Centenary College has announced the additions of men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s track and field and competitive cheer and dance beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. “The addition of these programs will be another strategic step in…